Sunday, August 13, 2017

Southern Charm | Dolly Parton, Paper Clips, and Hushpuppies



Photo via Vanity Fair

Jody and I begin the episode talking about Dolly Parton and her efforts to poke holes in the hillbilly stereotype while also embracing that part of her heritage. Then we move on to a similar story of the middle school kids in Whitwell, Tennessee who created the Paper Clip Project, a memorial to the Holocaust victims of Nazi Germany. Finally, we wrap up with a recipe for hushpuppies and I learn that they're not just a ketchup delivery mechanism.

Intro Music: "Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'" by Charley Pride

Outro Music: "Jolene" by Dolly Parton (33 rpm version)

Also featured: "To Make You Feel My Love" by Mike Reid, "Jubilee" by Alison Krauss, and "Swing and Turn, Jubilee" by Carolyn Hester.

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